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Russia displaces Saudi Arabia as world's largest supplier of crude oil

Monday, March 6th 2017 - 08:52 UTC
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Russia has taken over from Saudi Arabia as the world’s largest supplier of crude oil, according to the Riyadh based Joint Organizations' Data Initiative. Russia pumped 10.49 million barrels a day in December, with Saudi Arabia just behind at 10.46 and the US third at 8.9 million barrels. Iraq came up in fourth place with 5 million barrels. Read full article


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  • Clyde15

    A good reason to stuff oil and invest in new sources of renewable power.

    Mar 06th, 2017 - 10:41 am - Link - Report abuse +1
  • The Voice

    Good article in The Times today about the tidal power scheme off Stroma. With Britain's many tidal races this could be a trail blazer. The Severn estuary schemes and the Alderney tidal race being the most obvious candidates. Continuous dependable power...And no fossil fuels necessary.

    Mar 06th, 2017 - 04:48 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • golfcronie

    There was talk of waves generating power in Morecombe Bay 45 yrs ago and I have heard of a barrage across the River Wyre ( which is tidal ) with turbines beneath to harness the seas power.

    Mar 09th, 2017 - 03:11 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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